Government Of India,Ministry Of Water Resources Central Soil And Materials Research Station

Significant Achievements


October - December 2018

1. CSMRS team headed by Shri U. S. Vidyarthi, Scientist 'E' (Concrete Technology), visited Nathan Hydroelectric Project, Himachal Pradesh during 9th and 10th October, 2018 for Construction Material    Survey.

2. CSMRS Officers Attending the one day Seminar on "Environmental issues in Water Resources            Projects" held on 9th October, 2018 at CWC, New Delhi.

3. Inspection visit by team of CSMRS engineers to landslide area on right bank of Mahakali river at Dharchula, Uttrakhand for a comprehensive study.

4. Dr. R. Chitra, Scientist ‘E’, CSMRS was conferred with an award of the women achievers in Geotechnical Engineering on 15 October 2018 at Goa during the Symposium on “Women in Geotechnics - Foundations- Design, Construction & Management & Nuclear Power Plant Structures”organised by Civil Engineering Department, Goa Engineering College, Farmagudi & IGS Goa Chapter.

5. The CSMRS team headed by Shri Hari Dev, Scientist ‘E’, visited Phina Singh Medium Irrigation Project Dam site, Himachal Pradesh on 24.10.2018 regarding the Rock mechanics field testing.

6. CSMRS organised the training programme on "Characterization of Rockfill Materials for River Valley Projects" during 25 - 26 October 2018 for the field engineers at CSMRS.

7. CSMRS team comprising of Dr. Rajesh Khanna, Sc 'C' and Shri Satyajit Roy, Sc 'B' visited the project site for carrying our the geotechnical investigations for the proposed Damanganga (Ekdare) - Godavari link canal project, Maharashtra during 21 - 26 October 2018.

8. Vigilance Awareness Week celebration at CSMRS from 29 October to 3 November, 2018. Pledge taken by the Officers of CSMRS on 29 October at 11 AM.

9. Half day training on e-Tour and e-AIPR components of e-HRMS held at CSMRS on 31.10.2018.

10. Lecture by Shri JSS Shastri, Retd. Deputy Secretary, MOF on Eradication corruption- build new India on 1.11.18 in CSMRS committee room.

11. CSMRS team headed by Shri Pankaj Kumar visited Thana Plaun Project Himachal Pradesh from 22 October to 31 October 2018 for in-situ Rock mechanics tests in power house drift.

12. CSMRS team comprising of Dr. Manish Gupta, Sc 'E' and Shri Shahid Noor, Sc 'C' visited Sunni Dam Project, Himachal Pradesh from 22-24 October, 2018 for carrying out geotechnical investigations.

13. CSMRS team comprising of Dr. Manish Gupta, Sc. E, Shri Shahid Noor, Sc. C & Shri Harendra Prakash, Sc. B visited the Polavaram Irrigation Project, Andhra Pradesh during 1st November to 5th November 2018 and carried out the geotechnical investigations at the Spill Channel.

14. Central Soil and Materials Research Station (CSMRS), New Delhi an attached office of Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation has been awarded with ISO 9001:2015 certificate for undertaking investigation, consultancy and research in the areas of soil mechanics and foundation engineering, Rock engineering, Concrete technology and allied areas and sharing of knowledge.

15.The training course on "Rock Mechanics and Geophysical Investigations for Surface and Sub-Surface Structures" was organised by CSMRS during 29th and 30th November 2018.

21. Field inspection, discussion and delivering lecture during field visit of CSMRS Officers for quality assurance of Rockfill material to Kanhar dam Project, Uttar Pradesh during 7-1-2019 to 10-1-2019.



July - September 2018

1.Independence Day Celebrations at CSMRS.

 2.Seismic Refraction Survey under progress at Kuri Gongri Project


11.Members attending the 33rd meeting of STAC, held at CSMRS, on August 17, 2018.

12.Training on “ISO 9001:2015” held at CSMRS on 24.08.2018.

Yamuna cleaning activity on 25.08.18 near Gandhi Market by CSMRS Officers.

1. Before Cleaning

2. During Cleaning

3. After Cleaning

13. Field visit to Sunni HE Project, HP for Rock Mechanics investigations


15. Dr. R. Chitra, CSMRS attending the 4th meeting of the Expert Committee for monitoring implementation of the Polavaram Irrigation Project, Andhra Pradesh at dam site, 5th to 7th September, 2018.

16. Inspection of the Polavaram Irrigation Project, Andhra Pradesh by Dr. R. Chitra, CSMRS, during 5th to 7th September, 2018 as a Member of the Expert Committee for monitoring implementation of the project.

17. CSMRS team visit to Polavaram project

18. CSMRS Officers attending the meeting on "e-governance" held at MoWR, RD & GR under the Chairmanship of JS(A) on 12.09.2018.

19. Shramdhan activity Near Yamuna Bank,Geeta Colony on 21.09.2018 by CSMRS Officers Under Swachhata hi Sewa campaign From 15.04.2018 to 02.10.2018

1.Before Cleaning

2.During Cleaning

3.After Cleaning

20. स्वछ्ता ही सेवा अभियान - 2018 के तहत केंद्रीय मृदा एवं सामग्री अनुसंधानशाला द्वारा श्रमदान एवं जन चेतना कर्यक्रम में ओलोफ पाल्मे मार्ग , वेदांत देसिका मार्ग , बेर सराय मार्किट एवं गाँव की सफाई तथा जन चेतना हेतु रैली निकाली गईं

21.Training program on "Laboratory Investigations of Rock and Geotechnical Instrumentation in Hydro-electric Projects" held on 26-27 September, 2018.

22.Hindi Pakhwara celebrations at CSMRS from 14.09.2018 to 28.09.2018










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